We are a Derbyshire based building conservation company who repair, maintain and conserve traditional buildings. Specialising in the use of lime plasters, renders and mortars we offer a sensitive approach to building conservation and repair. From vernacular cottages and churches to Elizabethan Manors , Royal Palaces and scheduled ancient monuments we are passionate about the work we do and offer a wealth of experience and knowledge in working on old buildings. Company director Jamie Miles is a fully qualified heritage plasterer who has 20 years experience in working with Lime and repairing and conserving old buildings. Jamie is a Fellow of the Society for the protection of ancient buildings (S.P.A.B). He undertook the William Morris Craft Fellowship in 2013 and is a trustee of the W.M.C.F.T a charity set up by Fellows to promote traditional skills and raise funds for the Fellowship.
We undertake a wide range of work using traditional methods and materials across the UK. Here is a list of the services we can provide;
Traditional Lime plastering
External lime renders
Gypsum /plaster floors repairs
In situ Cornice repairs
Hot lime work
Lath and plaster ceilings
Solid wall damp issues resolved
Masonry, Brick & Terracotta repairs
Clay, Earth, Hemp and tadelakt plasters
Facade cleaning and repair
Sensitive Paint removal /Masonry cleaning
Lime washing, Mineral paints, Breathable finishes
We can also provide reports & condition surveys on traditional buildings and offer advice on how best to deal with issues like damp that is often treated incorrectly in solid walled traditional buildings.